To Be Hero : When Sh*t Just Got RealNov 8, 5pm
When evil lurks around the corner and everything seems to become too desperate and tragic, a superhero will always appear to vanquish the supervillains and bring back peace and justice to everyone, a mainstream setting on Western media that is slowly paving its way to popularity on anime.
Along with several ongoing hit anime this Fall, including Izetta: The Last Witch and Drifters, Funimation Entertainment added a promising shoujo anime with a heroine unlike others, Kiss Him, Not Me on its roster and aired its first episode last Tuesday at 9:00 pm Eastern Time.
Sushi Police Animator Sae Okamoto opened up a Kickstater campaign last month for her anime project Mecha-Ude. It reached its starting project goal of $25,000USD which was then extended to $40,000USD and $60,000USD stretch goals.
After dropping to #2 on its 10th weekend in the Japanese Box Office (due to the premiere of Death Note Light up the NEW World), Kimi no Na Wa (Your Name) returns to the #1 rank spot earning a total of 17.
As of November 6, the Kyoto Animation anime film A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi) bagged a total of 2.1 Billion yen in ticket sales. During its eighth weekend, about 1.6 million tickets were sold which surpassed the ticket sale records of the 3rd Madoka Magica film which earned around 2.
The latest episode of this autumn’s currently airing anime Izetta: The Last Witch is by far the most disturbing episode for me: Private Jonas Gallea was killed by Sieghart "Sieg" Müller, Eylstadt’s counselor of the Duchal Palace, as the latter chased a Germanian spy on the loose.
Last month, a certain chapter of the 'Ai Mai Mi' manga was posted for a while but was later unlisted in its main website. It featured author Choborau Nyopomi announcing that a third season of the anime adaptation is in the works and hoping that a fourth season might happen as well.
Another announcement from the Fantasia Bunko Big Thanks Festival 2016 revealed an upcoming anime adaptation of Ryo Mizuno’s Grancrest Senki/Record of Grancrest War. Other details regarding the anime adaptation is yet to be announced.
It was confirmed during the Fantasia Bunko Big Thanks Festival 2016 in Akihabara that the famous action fantasy light novel series High School DxD by Ichiei Ishibumi will be having a new anime series. The light novel series started on September 2008, and successfully yielded 22 volumes and 3.
Sekina Aoi’s school comedy light novel series Gamers. is expected to have its anime adaptation, according to an official announcement during the Fantasia Bunko Big Thanks Festival 2016 in Akihabara. This will be the second time that Sekina Aoi’s works would be given an animated series, after his Student Council’s Discretion two TV anime adaptations in 2009 by Studio Deen and 2013 by AIC.